It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has successfully undergone an ‘exploratory operation’.
The palace said in a statement released on their website today that:
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has had an exploratory operation following abdominal investigations.
The results will now be analysed.
At this early stage he is progressing satisfactorily.
Further updates will continue to be issued when appropriate.
We will bring updates as we have them.